1. Will instructions be given in Spanish? Yes. Listen well. Si se puede.
2. Will I be expected to respond in Spanish? Por su puesto.. (Of course!)
3. Will I read and write in Spanish? Yes, starting the second day.
4. Will we speak/or do presentations in front of the class? Yes, or play a significant role in the production of presentations.
5. Will we play games and will they count toward our weekly participation grade? Yes.
6. Do we need our compostion books with us at every Spanish class. Yes. We will do our book work and notes in them and use them as a quick reference. Please make them neat, compact, titled/labeled well. It is part of their grade.
7. Will you speak alot in class? I will deliver instruction short and sweet. For technical matters delivery will be in English where most advantageous. Progressively I will fill in with Spanish. Typically 5-10 minutes will be spent explaining concepts and follow up with an activity to put learned knowledge into application.
8. Are their projects in class? Yes, at minimal 1 per quarter, to be presented in class. These will be on major grammatical elements. I expect that students will be the main designers of the project and I will consultant.
9. Will we be going to the computer labs. Yes. Our goal is for students to start on their independent learning piece via the internet ( see syllabus). Our goal is to use lab 211 if available each Monday.
10. Homework? Not officially or habitually assigned. If a student has not completed assignments then consider it homework due next class meeting.
11. Internet assigments? Yes, you will have time in the lab to complete these. I will enter them in the grade book at the end of the week.